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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Murals at Walter Hays highlight 'core values'

Students at Walter Hays School in Palo Alto are in the midst of creating nine murals in the campus' Core Values Mural Project,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 16, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 8 comments | 3719 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Some musings on the state domestic economy

I am not a professional economist, but I do watch events and trends. I see that public worker unions, which have a monopoly...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Gary, on Nov 16, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 24 comments | 2308 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto leads SHP, Menlo and M-A into CCS playoffs

The field will be filled with familiar faces when the Palo Alto High football team begins its postseason journey on Friday...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Paly Fan, on Nov 16, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 2201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Obama cancels High Speed Rail, now it's high speed bus.

Great news at the Onion. High speed rail projects have been cancelled. Instead, we'll have high speed bus network. http://www.theonion.com/video/obama-replaces-costly-hig...

Original post made by andreas on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Nov 16, 2010 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 1955 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Start schools in September, with finals in late January or early February?

I've written about this idea in other comments, but maybe it deserves its own thread. How about changing the calendar so...

Original post made by Anonymous on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Nov 15, 2010 at 8:18 pm | 10 comments | 1898 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Liz Kniss to join Caltrain board

Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss will join the Caltrain board of directors in early December, giving Palo Alto and...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Martin, on Nov 15, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 9 comments | 2606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest two in Skyline shooting incident

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office apprehended two juveniles who were carrying an air rifle on Sunday (Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by citizen, on Nov 15, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 2280 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters

Oughta be a law Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13908 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Nov 15, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 2788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Friends' seek to avert Caltrain demise

Without funding to stabilize Caltrain's operating costs, commuters could find themselves without the rail line on the Peninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Nov 15, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 49 comments | 5913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creek project trickles ahead despite spiking costs

An ambitious proposal to tame the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek might have to be split into phases after a new analysis...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jen Joo, on Nov 15, 2010 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 3456 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hotels see rise in occupancy

After a two-year slump, Palo Alto's hotels appear to be filling up again -- a welcome sign for city officials who have seen...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by not in denial, on Nov 15, 2010 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 2160 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Demise of the bicycle bell

Am I the only one who thinks that bells on bicycles make a lot of sense. In the same way that a Prius is silent and people...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Agree!, on Nov 15, 2010 at 12:32 am | 9 comments | 2326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

University South

A perfect location with a strong sense of community Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18951...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jared Bernstein, on Nov 14, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 2223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Angry parents derail school-calendar vote

A Palo Alto school district plan to shift first-semester final exams to before the December break starting next year was...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by equality, on Nov 14, 2010 at 5:50 pm | 199 comments | 8492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Whooping Cough

Found a study published by the Royal Society, the prestigious U.K. based science group, saying the whooping cough outbreak...

Original post made by mom on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by a dad, on Nov 14, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 2133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bravo to 'Boulevard'

A struggling writer, a delusional former film star and a decaying mansion in one of L.A.'s swankiest neighborhoods are center...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Nov 14, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 4398 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto planners clash over 'private meetings'

A Palo Alto policy that "strongly discourages" private meetings between planning commissioners and project applicants could...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 14, 2010 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 2837 Views

AROUND TOWN

A gift to downtown shoppers: Relaxed parking regulations

In the spirit of holiday goodwill, the City of Palo Alto will temporarily relax restrictions in city parking garages to give...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 14, 2010 at 5:02 am | 6 comments | 2258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Sandbag Saturday, November 20, 2010

Palo Alto community members are needed to help make and deliver sandbags to their neighbors who can not do the work themselves....

Original post made by Paul on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Nov 13, 2010 at 11:57 pm | 1 comment | 2333 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. high schools falling behind internationally

Many of America's high schools -- perhaps one in 10 -- are "dropout factories," former West Virginia Governor Bob Wise told...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 13, 2010 at 6:41 pm | 42 comments | 4029 Views
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